APWU: RMSS Implementation Case Settled for $2 Million

In resolution of this matter, the parties are in agreement that: 1) Employees entitled to remedy are those Maintenance Craft employees who had their eligible MSS (RMSS) rating changed to ineligible on or about August of 2009.Ā  These 671 employees shall each receive a lump sum payment of $2,950 less applicable deductions.Ā  Such payments to…

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APWU Maintenance Division: Contract Negotiations, Open Season, Arbitrations

Contract Negotiations Under Way (This article first appeared in the March-April 2015 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) The unionā€™s Maintenance Craft Officers are deeply involved in negotiations for our next contract. Western Region National Business Agent (NBA) Jimmie Waldon is assisting Director Steve Raymer and Assistant Directors Idowu Balogun and Terry B. Martinez…

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Handbook EL-304 Revision: Maintenance Selection System

Effective September 4, 2014, the Postal Serviceā„¢ is revising Handbook EL-304, Maintenance Selection System, as follows: Parts 112, 113, and 115 have been updated to clarify scope and complaint processes. Subchapter 12 is updated to add definitions for the following new terms: Abandon, Banded Scores, Incraft Preferred Assignment Register (PAR), Postal Assessment Support (PAS ADMIN),…

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RMSS Questionnaire for Retesting via Idowu Balogun

Dear All, As you know, the Union was successful in the National Revised Maintenance Selection System (RMSS) Ā Arbitration recently. In order to identify affected employees, we created theĀ attached questionnaire [PDF] for your usage. Completed forms are to be sent to Maintstaffing@apwu.org or mailed to the maintenance Division in DC. Feel free to distribute to your…

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